Admitted Student Events

    Congratulations! You're well on your way to becoming a Golden Grizzly. Check out these special events created just for you and your family.  Select the event name to register or for more information.

    Golden Grizzly Fridays
    Are you a newly admitted Grizzly? Attend one of our Golden Grizzly Fridays where we will provide you with a specialized “next steps” presentation, a current student panel and a Q&A with our Admissions Advisers. Optional campus tours will be provided along with a Golden Grizzly Giveaway!


    Welcome Receptions
    During these receptions for admitted students and their families, OU grads and current students talk about their experiences at OU. Academic officials will also share information and answer questions about the curriculum and student services.

    Welcome Receptions for Presidential Scholars
    During these receptions to honor and welcome Presidential Scholarship recipients and their families, academic officials will share information and answer questions about the curriculum and student services. Reservations are required.


    FAFSA Workshop
    This program is for admitted students who would like assistance in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). By selecting a 90-minute appointment time, students and their parents will fill out the FAFSA online with the assistance of an OU financial aid adviser. Please bring your FAFSA PIN number. The office will contact you with details on what other documents to bring with you. Appointments are required.

    Golden Grizzlies Celebration
    You’ve worked hard. Now it’s time to play hard. Congratulations on your acceptance to Oakland University. Now it’s time to show your OU pride by joining fellow admitted students as they cheer on the Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team. You may bring up to two guests.  Upcoming dates are yet to be decided.

    Honors College Information Session
    Interested in joining OU's Honors College? All students who automatically qualify (3.7 GPA) must attend one of our HC New Student Information Sessions to be admitted to the Honors College. These group sessions will explore and provide more detailed information about the Honors College, including ways in which it enhances your overall college experience as well as your resume, and how the Honors College works alongside your major. Parents are also welcome to attend.